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    Transferring Audio Files:

    You can transfer music / audio files onto your Nexus 5 in order to use them as ringtones or notifications. To transfer audio files from a computer:

    1. Connect your Nexus 5 to your PC using the USB cable that came with your smartphone
    2. While on the home screen, slide the "Notifications" bar down
    3. Check if the USB connection is set to "Disk Drive". If it isn't, tap and select "Disk Drive"
    4. On your computer, once the "Removable Disk" pop-up appears, click "open folder to view files using Windows Explorer"
    5. In the Windows Explorer window, open the "Media" folder
    6. Double click either the "Ringtones", "Alarms" or "Audio/Notifications" folder (go under Audio and open Notifications folder)
    7. From your computer's storage, copy the music / audio files that you wish to transfer on your smartphone
    8. Paste these files in one of the aforementioned folders
    9. Once the transfer is complete, click the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon located in the system tray
    10. Click "Safely Remove Mass Storage Device" and click "OK"
    11. You can now disconnect your smartphone from your computer

    Setting Custom Sounds

    Changing the Notification Sound:

    1. While on the home screen, tap "All apps"
    2. Tap "Settings"
    3. Under "Device", tap "Sound"
    4. Under "System", tap "Default Notification Sound"
    5. Select the desired sound from the list and tap "OK" to assign it

    Changing Ringtones

    Changing the Ringtone for All Calls:

    1. From the home screen, tap "All apps"
    2. Tap "Settings"
    3. Under "Device", tap "Sound"
    4. Tap "Phone ringtone" under "Call Ringtone & Vibrate"
    5. Select the desired audio file and tap "OK" to confirm
    6. Optionally, mark or unmark the "Vibrate when ringing" check box to enable or disable vibration when the phone is ringing

    Changing the Ringtone of One Contact:

    1. Tap the "All apps" icon located on the home screen
    2. Tap "People"
    3. Select the desired contact and tap the "Menu" icon depicted as three vertical dots
    4. Tap "Set ringtone" and select the desired ringtone from the list
    5. Tap "OK" to confirm your selection



    See More: LG Nexus 5 – Android 4.4 KitKat: Custom Ringtones and Notifications



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    Re: LG Nexus 5 – Android 4.4 KitKat: Custom Ringtones and Notifications

    FYI, if you are copying ringtones over from Google Drive, there is a known bug preventing you from seeing the new files. For now you have to copy via usb.
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    Re: LG Nexus 5 – Android 4.4 KitKat: Custom Ringtones and Notifications

    Sounds great, hope to follow the steps above properly so I can have my own custom ringtone.. Nice find.



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